Stautzenberger College- Brecksville Campus

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Classes from SC- Brecksville

Dental Assisting


Join our Dental Assisting Diploma program at the Maumee and Brecksville Campuses, and embark on a rewarding career as a Dental Assistant. Here's what you can expect:

Program Overview

Our program is meticulously designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as Dental Assistants across various dental settings. You will receive comprehensive instruction in dental assisting procedures, including chairside assisting, dental office administration, infection control, and common dental treatment procedures performed in dental settings.

Hands-On Learning

In addition to attending courses, students will engage in out-of-class assignments, which may include reading, exercises, problem-solving tasks, projects, research, papers, and presentations. These practical activities ensure that you're well-prepared to apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios. Anticipate dedicating approximately two hours to out-of-class activities for every one hour of lecture.

Program Outcomes

By the end of the program, you should be able to:

  • Professionalism and Communication: Demonstrate the importance of professionalism, communication, and collaboration skills in a professional dental setting.

  • Ethical Standards: Identify and describe the legal and ethical standards, guidelines, and regulations relevant to the dental field and dental assisting.

  • Dental Assisting Skills: Explain the knowledge, skills, and professional behavior necessary to perform as a competent entry-level dental assistant in various settings.

  • Administrative Proficiency: Explain and perform dental office administrative tasks effectively.

  • Infection Control: Demonstrate knowledge of environmental issues, including bloodborne pathogens, as they relate to infection control and dentistry.

  • Clinical Skills: Demonstrate the clinical skills, diagnostic procedures, and appropriate operational functions of dental assisting as defined by state and local regulations and/or licensure requirements.

  • Safe Working Conditions: Demonstrate skills and attitudes that contribute to safe working conditions in the dental office.

  • Radiography Proficiency: Expose, process, mount, and evaluate diagnostic dental radiographs as prescribed by the dentist.

If you're passionate about dentistry and aspire to become a Dental Assistant, our diploma program will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the dental profession. Join us today and take the first step toward a rewarding career in dental assisting!

Financial aid (may be available)

About school

Stautzenberger College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Stautzenberger College - Maumee has been recognized by ACCSC as a 2022-2023 ACCSC School of Distinction. ACCSC is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the designated institutional accrediting body for over 650 post-secondary, trade and technical schools that provide education to over 150,000 students in a wide variety of vocational programs each year. 2017 marks 50 years of continuous recognition for ACCSC, including earning, in 2011 & 2016, consecutive five-year recognition grants from the U.S. Department of Education. ACCSC's scope of recognition with the U.S. Department of Education includes the accreditation of postsecondary, non-degree-granting institutions and degree-granting institutions, including those granting associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees, that are predominantly organized to educate students for occupational, trade and technical careers, and including institutions that offer programs via distance education.

In the Cleveland, OH area

8001 Katherine Boulevard, Brecksville, OH 44141